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Minister of Justice will Investigate Prosecutor’s Office to see if

Minister of Justice will Investigate Prosecutor’s Office to see if "Class Justice" Exists on St. Maarten.

If the statements made by the Judge in the Masbangu Investigation are true then there is trouble in the Justice System.

PHILIPSBURG:--- Minister of Justice Dennis Richardson announced at the Council of Ministers press briefing on Wednesday that he will initiate an investigation to see if "Class Justice" exists on St. Maarten as indicated by Judge Luijks in the decision he rendered on Monday in the Masbangu (Vote Buying) case. Minister Richardson said the decision ...

Electoral Law Changed prior to 10/10/10 --- UP Party wanted Naf. 1 million for every three hours.

Electoral Law Changed prior to 10/10/10 --- UP Party wanted Naf. 1 million for every three hours.

PHILIPSBURG:--- Prime Minister of St. Maarten Sarah Wescot Williams told reporters on Wednesday that the electoral law that is now being applied on St. Maarten was passed unanimously by the former Island Council prior to St. Maarten becoming a country on October 10th, 2010. Wescot Williams said quiet some changes were made to the law compared to the one politicians are accustomed to. "The part that allowed political parties access to the voters registry was delet...

Haitian National Found Dead in Maho Hotel Elevator Shaft.

Haitian National Found Dead in Maho Hotel Elevator Shaft.

Victim probably was running from Immigration officials ---- National Detectives Investigating.

MAHO:--- The police department (KPSM) is busy investigating the death of a Haitain national who was found dead in an elevator shaft of Maho Hotel. Police spokesman Ricardo Henson confirmed that police was called to the hotel around 2:30pm on Wednesday when someone found the dead man. Henson said he did not have the identity of the victim but said the dead man was about 5...

Review of the Last Governing Term --- Part IV.

Review of the Last Governing Term --- Part IV.

PHILIPSBURG:--- SMN News continues with the review of last governing term to remind voters of some of the things that transpired over the last four years in this edition focus will be placed on the Brooks Towers Extension that landed several persons in prison including a civil servant that served at least seven Lt. Governors on St. Maarten. At least eight persons were arrested. When the case was taken to court the judge made clear that the chaos in the Brooks Tow...

OM Appeals Against the sentences in the Masbangu-Investigation.

PHILIPSBURG:--- Press Prosecutor Tineke Kamps announced in a press release on Wednesday that the Office of the Public Prosecutor's Office has filed an appeal in the Masbangu case. The press release reads:-
"Today August 27, 2014 the Public Prosecution Service of St. M...

Two year old boy dies at SMMC --- Police Investigating Suspicious Death.

CAY HILL:--- SMN News learnt that a two year old boy died at the St. Maarten Medical Center on Wednesday afternoon. Information reaching SMN News states that the young boy was taken in critical condition to the hospital's pediatrician who observed that the child was ...

William says NA committed to Center for Performing Arts, Cricket Stadium.

William says NA committed to Center for Performing Arts, Cricket Stadium.

Stadium at alternative locatio n

PHILIPSBURG:--- The National Alliance (NA) remains committed to the construction of a Cricket Stadium and a Center for the Performing Arts for the continued development of the youth in sports and in the arts.

Leader of the National Allia...

Theo: DP holding true to ‘do-nothing' party brand.

Theo: DP holding true to ‘do-nothing' party brand.

PHILIPSBURG:--- Leader of the United People's (UP) Party Theo Heyliger on Tuesday said he was amazed when reading statements such as "asleep at the wheel" and "throwing sand in the people's eyes" coming from the leader of the Democratic Party Sarah Wescot-Williams.

He...

Ministry VROMI announces Road closure section Union Road vicinity entrance Princess Port de Plaisance up to Causeway Roundabout August 29.

PHILIPSBURG:--- Ministry of Public Housing, Environment, Spatial Development and Infrastructure (Ministry VROMI), hereby announces road closure from the entrance of Princess Port de Plaisance up the Causeway Bridge Roundabout on August 29.

Previous works could not tak...

Lynch sets the record straight on SMHDF.

Lynch sets the record straight on SMHDF.

BELVEDERE:--- With elections around the corner, several candidates have been resorting to various methods of trickery and lies to convince electorates to vote in their favor and to atone for their mismanaged time in government.
It is for this reason and the fact that ...

UP Board Says Law Grants Employees Two Hours Off to Go Vote.

UP Board Says Law Grants Employees Two Hours Off to Go Vote.

PHILIPSBURG:--- The United People's (UP) Party board has received some reports of employees being told that they won't allow going out and voting during their working hours.

The UP Board would like to remind all that it's established by law that every employee has the...

Rotary Sunrise and Motorworld team up again for students.

Rotary Sunrise and Motorworld team up again for students.

PHILIPSBURG:--- Rotary Club of St. Martin Sunrise and Motorworld have joined forces once again to help start kids on the right path for this school year. School bags containing school materials such as pens, pencils, copy books, sharpeners and erasers were handed out...

Baby Wellness Clinic and Youth Health Care Closures.

GREAT BAY (DCOMM):--- The Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labour (Ministry VSA) announces that the Baby Wellness Clinic behind the Guardian Group Building near the A.J.C. Brouward Road, and Youth Health Care at the Collective Prevention Service (CPS...

Democratic Party Presents Party Platform on Sports and Culture.

Democratic Party Presents Party Platform on Sports and Culture.

Emphasizes Sports and Culture as a Means to Promote National Identity

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Democratic Party on Tuesday presented its Party Platform on Sports and Culture to the electorate on St. Maarten, highlighting its standpoint on the development of national cultur...

Health Observatory signed.

GREAT BAY:--- Minister of Public Health Social Development & Labor, Cornelius De Weever on Friday, August 22, 2014 signed a partnership commitment between Dutch St. Maarten and French St. Martin to collaborate on the 'Health Observatory'.
"This is really a very im...

 

Romeo-Marlin donates campaign funds to Gazebo Social Group.

Romeo-Marlin donates campaign funds to Gazebo Social Group.

GREAT BAY:--- The SXM Community Outreach Foundation on behalf of the campaign team to elect Leona Marlin-Romeo to Parliament made a donation to the Gazebo Socials group to assist to assist in preparation for the September 27th Belvedere ...

Une opération de lutte contre la délinquance routière

Une opération de lutte contre la délinquance routière, ciblant en particulier les personnes conduisant sous l'empire d'un état alcoolique, était menée le dimanche 24 août 2014 de 03h00 à 06h00 par la compagnie de gendarmerie départementale de Saint-M...

Opération de lutte contre la délinquance routière à Saint-Martin - 19 août 2014.

Une opération de lutte contre la délinquance routière, ciblant en particulier les conduites addictives et le port des équipements de sécurité par les conducteurs de roues, était menée le mardi 19 août 2014, de 15h00 à 18h00, par la brigade motorisée ...

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The Importance of your vote.

As we enter the last week of the campaign for the 2014 - 2018 Parliamentary elections I would like to take the time to speak to our voters and all citizens of St. Maarten.

I can imagine you are being bombarded by candidates and parties vy...

Harbour law suit.

Dear Editor,

I read with interest your recent article about the Harbour law suit. While not immediately obvious, that incident is actually related to the below press release which you may not be aware of.

The foreign port in question is St...

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